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How to Unlock Bootloader of Realme XT

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Written by Hassan Abbas

Unlock Bootloader of Realme XT: To give competition to the 48 megapixels Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, the Realme company has recently released Realme XT the first phone with 64-megapixel quad-camera. This phone was released along with Realme X2 and is the successor to the recently released Realme X. Hence the name XT. In our guide, we’ll unlock the bootloader of the Realme XT RMX1921 smartphone.


Realme XT features 16 megapixels of the front camera for selfies. It offers 6.4 inches of Super AMOLED screen with 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution. Additionally, it is powered by Qualcomm SDM712 Snapdragon 712 Octa-core processor.

It is indeed confirmed that this smartphone comes with the most amazing features of 2019. If you compare Realme XT with other smartphones then the XT wins in all aspects.


It is highly recommended to implement the steps at your own risk. We will not be held liable for any damage caused to your device by following this guide.


  • Charge your device at least 50% to avoid any interruption during the process.
  • For safety, take a backup of your contacts, apps, call logs, messages, notes, accounts, etc.
  • To detect your phone by PC, install the latest Realme USB drivers. Refer our guide:

Download Realme XT USB drivers.

  • Temporarily disable antivirus and firewall on your PC.

Steps to Unlock Bootloader of Realme XT:

How to Unlock Bootloader of Realme XT

Step 1:

Open the phone Settings.

Step 2: 

Then open About Phone.

Step 3:

Next, click 7 times on the Version to unlock developer mode. You’ll see a countdown message saying, “You’re 4,3,2,1 steps away from being a Developer”. Tap on it until a message saying, ”You are now a developer”.

Note: This will enable hidden developers’ options in your phone settings.

Step 4:

Go back and open Additional Settings.

Step 5:

Additional settings, just scroll down and open Developer options.

Step 6:

On the next screen, enable OEM Unlocking.

Step 7:

Similarly, scroll down and enable USB debugging.

Step 8:
Download the In-Depth Test app.
Step 9:

Install this app on your mobile.

Step 10:

Now launch the app.

Step 11:

From the app main menu, click on Start applying option.

Step 12:

Read the disclaimer carefully, select a checkbox, and click on the Submit application option. This will submit your application to the Realme servers.

Note: It will take approximately 1 hour to get the status of the submitted application. Hence wait for some time.

Step 13:

So click on Start the in-depth test option now. This will automatically reboot your Realme XT into Fastboot mode.

Note: The following string will also appear on the screen: fast boot_unlock_verify ok

Step 14:

Download the ADB setup.

Step 15:

Install the downloaded ADB and fastboot drivers on your PC.

Step 16:

Keeping your device into Fastboot mode, connect it to PC via USB cable.

Step 17:

Go to the location C:\Program Files\Minimal ADB and Fastboot folder. Then by holding the shift button of your keyboard, right-click on space. From the list, choose the Open command window here option. This will open a cmd window on your PC.

Step 18:

In the cmd window, type the following command and press enter:

fastboot devices

When you press enter, some random numbers will appear. This will confirm that your Realme XT is successfully connected to PC.

Note: If such a thing doesn’t happen then re-install Realme USB drivers. If the problem persists, change USB cable or port.

Step 19:

To bootloader unlocks process enter the below command:

fastboot flashing unlock

Note: Especially for Windows 10, type the following command and hit enter:

./fastboot flashing unlock ”

As soon as you press enter, the Realme XT bootloader unlocking process will begin.

Note: On this screen, use Volume keys for navigation and Power key for selection.

Step 20:

Using Volume keys navigate to Unlock the Bootloader option and select it using the Power key.

This will start the actual Realme XT bootloader unlocking process.

Note: This step will wipe out your entire phone data. Hence backup everything before this step.

After the process completes, your phone will automatically restart.


Finally! You’ve successfully unlocked the bootloader of Realme XT RMX1921. Now you can flash TWRP recovery, root Android phone without PC, install custom ROM on Realme XT like Lineage OS, install kernels, Magisk, Xposed framework, mods like Super, etc. Share your views in the comments section below!

Till then Spread Love and Keep Smiling!
Peace out! ✌

Also Read: Guide on How to TWRP Recovery and Root Samsung Galaxy A40

About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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